First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT)

99.46
Data as of Oct 31
 +0.20 / +0.20%
Today’s Change
60.78
Today|||52-Week Range
101.54
+43.77%
Year-to-Date

Investment Objective

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index(SM). The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes in common stocks that comprise the index. The index is an equal-dollar weighted index designed to measure the performance of a cross section of companies in the biotechnology industry that are primarily involved in the use of biological processes to develop products or provide services. The fund is non-diversified.

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Performance

1 month+8.44% 3 years+41.50%
3 months+22.57% 5 years+31.92%
1 year+54.84% Since inception+21.30%
Data through 11/01/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$99.26
Open day’s range99.01 – 101.54
Net asset value (NAV)99.44 (10/31/2014)
Daily volume210,970
Average volume (3 months)161,758
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 10/31/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Health ETFs

 FBTCategory
Performance 5-yr return+31.92%+21.83%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.61%0.42%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.101.39
Net assets$1.5B$1.5B
Average market cap$12.0B$27.2B
Average P/E33.229.1
Dividend / Share--0.20%

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Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
UTHR United Therapeutics Corp6.18%
PCYC Pharmacyclics Inc5.45%
BMRN Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc5.38%
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc5.25%
EXAS Exact Sciences Corp5.23%
AMGN Amgen Inc5.22%
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc5.19%
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc5.08%
CELG Celgene Corp4.90%
BIIB Biogen Idec Inc4.79%

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